Grandfather

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Definition

a grandfather: granddad, grandpa, the father of someone's parents
noun

a grandmother, a grandma: grandma, granny, the mother of someone's parents
noun

Examples

  • "Before I begin reading the will, please accept my condolences for the loss of your grandfather, Mr. Jones."
  • "It's kind of you to help me out with the reading of my grandfather's will."
  • "I named it after my grandfather."
  • "I apologize, I thought you were my grandmother."
  • "Me with a poor dying grandmother?"
  • "Apparently, the painting reminds him very much of his grandmother, who was also red, ugly and had your signature on her bottom."
  • "Our meeting with my grandfather Hector's solicitor, Mrs Bentley (of Gentry & Bentley Solicitors), is next Wednesday."
  • "It could be quite substantial - my grandfather was very wealthy."
  • "Apparently my grandfather insisted that I be married before receiving the inheritance."
  • "I'm Mrs Bentley, your grandfather's solicitor."

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